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the civil rights of homeless people. that's the idea from a state assembly member but not everyone is on board with the idea. some of the more controversial provisions of the bill have been toned down already. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington has details of the so-called homeless bill of lights. >> reporter: the homeless bill of rights would be all about freedom from discrimination. do you feel like as a homeless person, you have basic human rights? >> no. no. been treated like dogs. >> reporter: that type of sentiment is what's behind a proposed homeless bill of rights. san francisco assemblyman introduced the legislation calling for statewide recommendations. >> basically what it's saying is, is we're not going to usurp any communities local laws about it. but we'd like to provide direction for how to alleviate homelessness. >> reporter: that means a uniform plan in every california city of where the homeless can get health care. benefits, find a clean bathroom or place to stay. he wants the goal to be to help the homeless rather than criminalize them. >> i think there's been a t
is to protect the civil rights of homeless people. >> statewide recommendations at a uniform plan in every california city where homeless people can get health care and find a clean bathroom or a place to stay. >> we are not going to usurp any local community's local laws about it but like to provide direction for how to alleviate homelessness. >> the goal is to help the homelessness rather than criminalize them. would also include free legal representation. >>> new this morning, a shooting in san bruno puts a teenaged girl in the hospital. it happened just before 10:30 last night near the intersection of santa teresa way and park boulevard next to cappuccino high school. the san mateo county sheriff's office says the girl who was shot was 16 years old from south san francisco. right now in stable condition. no arrests have been made. >>> across the nation, several gun shows within an hour's drive from where gunman opened fire at an elementary school in connecticut have been cancelled. organizers say the shows were just not appropriate in the weeks after the gunman killed 26 people includi
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